Blue Box Recycling



The Region of Durham is responsible for collecting the blue box recyclables.

  • Blue box recycling is collected weekly on your regular collection day.
  • Make sure your blue box is at the curb before 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.

Acceptable Items

For information on what you can and cannot place in your blue box container, as well as some handy blue box recycling tips, please review the Blue Box Collection Information.

Garbage and Recycling Schedule 

Need a Blue Box?

New Home or Recently Moved:

If you have recently moved and need a Residential Diversion Kit, please contact the Region of Durham or fill out an online order form

Additional or Replacement Bins:

Additional blue boxes or replacement for a damaged blue box are available at:

Durham Region Waste Management Centre

4600 Garrard Road
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3

Tel: 905.579.5264
Toll free: 1.800.667.5671

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

Note: A fee will apply for additional blue boxes. Damaged blue boxes can be exchanged free of charge. Vist the Region of Durham website for more information.

Need Information?

The blue box recycling program is not provided by the Town of Whitby. Details on this service are provided to the residents of and businesses in Whitby for information purposes only. Inquiries about this service should be directed to the Region of Durham.